Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 050.
Height x length: 6 x 5.5 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Arretine ware
Not On View
Above, a molding and egg-and-dart pattern; below, the upper half of two figures; a youth wearing a himation, and a veiled woman, both profile to left.
By 1888: with Anselmo Gasparini (said to have been discovered in the gardens of Caesar); purchased by R. Lanciani from Anselmo Gasparini; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation